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Here’s the next holiday-themed ambigram!

It’s another one done in black letter… Don’t get me wrong, I like the look of black letter and sometimes it’s the best or only way to create a legible ambigram, but I mostly use it if I have no time and want the ambigram to be done fast.

The use of black letter offers a lot of pros:

  • Once you have created a set of letters it’s quite easy to adjust them to your needs
  • The spacing of the letters ist quite easy
  • You can put oodles of swishes and swirls in your design without any problems.
  • Nice, tattoo-style look

But I think the designs lose their individuality. I enjoy finding a style that really fits and underlines the meaning of an ambigram, but unfortunately I’m short on time at the moment. But (lucky me!) black letter fits perfectly for holiday themed ambigrams! 😉

So, I will stop whining now, here’s one of the scribbles (there were more, but I don’t hav’em at hand right now):

Most of the combinations were quite easy and natural, but the “a/c” inversion needed a little tweaking. Oh yeah, and in my first drafts I used a lower case “n” and “t” but changed it to achieve a more consistent look.


I’m slowly getting into the holiday mood, so here’s my first christmas-themed ambigram for this year. I’m working on my contributions for the next A.C.A.C. , so there is more to come…